Scotland has highest rate of biotech start-ups in the UK
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A report published by BioCity Nottingham has found that Scotland has the highest level of biotech start-ups in relation to population size in the whole of the UK. Between 2005 and 2009, Scotland had just over 0.9 lifescience start-ups per 100,000 people, compared with the UK average of 0.5, something the report attributed to the quality of Scotland's university research.
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